Principles of Transformative Alternatives
To build various kinds of systemic alternatives together into a larger movement ... and to jointly envision a future
Kuruba shepherds lose their security blanket
In some villages, women have formed ‘self-help-groups’ to collectively try and generate better incomes from Deccani wool.
Mining conflict and transformative alternatives in Korchi
Communities in Korchi taluka of Gadchiroli district (Maharashtra) devise governance models to protect their forests and livelihoods.
Women conquer climate emergency in Marathwada
Sustainable and diversified agriculture is the only solution to stop deepening India’s agrarian crisis.
In Kashmir, an imperilled zone of peace
" ... a number of peaceful protests were organised here and in Srinagar and no incident of violence was ever reported,”
Phasepardhis, from Hunters to Keepers: Journey of Transformation
Phasepardhis, an adivasi community, use their traditional knowledge to regenerate grasslands and support its wildlife, enhancing livelihoods
For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders
Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.
‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)
Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.
Tourism and organic farms in Uttarakhand villages inspires thousands of migrants to return home
They set-up retreats at their houses where visitors can experience natural food and local hospitality and pay whatever they deem appropriate